People, merchandise, energy and ideas are the building blocks of a marketplace. All these plus happy hour, live music and homegrown KC products make up the West Bottoms Urban Bazaar
. The biannual event's organizer, Patrick Ottesen, says that "many different circles will collide" in the 5,000-square-foot loft space called the Foundation Room (1221 Union, 816-283-8990), renewing the spirit of the neighborhood.The bazaar kicks off with a preview shopping party and a performance by Afro-pop band Zombie Orchestra. The KC Roller Warriors will also be on hand. The party, hosted by Lillibelle boutique and J.P. Wine Bar, goes from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Take first peeks at the locally produced merch, including fashion, crafts and home décor. Partygoers and shoppers age 12 and older get in for $3. See foundationkc.com
for more information.
Fri., March 14, 5:30-9:30 p.m., 2008